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FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 9:00am EST
the department of defense, a lot of draconian cuts across the board and taxes on everyone goes up. i hope boehner and obama can find a way to avoid the initial effects of the fiscal cliff. but in february or march you have to raise the debt ceiling. i can tell you this, there is a hardening on the republican side. we're not going to raise the debt ceiling. we're not going to let obama borrow anymore money or any american congress borrow anymore money until with fix this country from becoming greece. that requires significant entitlement reform to save social from bankruptcy and medicare from bankruptcy. social security is going bankrupt in about 20, 25 years. medicare is going bankrupt in 15 or 20 years. the baby boomers are coming in at 10,000 a day. and we just can't scene this. martha: president last week said we'll not play that game. last time around they wouldn't let the debt ceiling go up, i tell you right now, something to this effect we will play that game. >> we will play that game, mr. president. that is not a game. the game you're play something small ball. you're talking
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
obama says he will only agree to a deal that raises tax rates on top earners. >> we are not going to simply cut our way to prosperity or cut our way out of this deficit problem. we are going to need more revenues. in order to do that that start with higher rates for the folk at the top. the reasonien, the reason i say that is not to punish success or go after folk just because they are wealthy. it's a simple proposition that you can't raise enough revenue and if you don't raise enough revenue through closing loopholes abductions, it's going to be middle class families that make up the difference. bill: john boehner will speak later this hour. we'll see how he responds to that comment. if washington can't get a deep, automatic tax increases and massive spending cuts do take effect. martha: west virginia senator joe manchin, a democrat discussing the fiscal cliff, social security within medicare. he believes they must be run more efficiently. >> last year the office of budget management says $115 billion was misspent. that's a tremendous savings right there. they are both much lower th
FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
looming fiscal crisis show overwhelming number of you want major cuts in federal spending in the taxes are going to go up. look at that number. 89% say president obama should agree to that deal. house speaker john boehner says the president is not even meeting republicans halfway. here he is. >> this plan does not fulfill his promise to bring a balanced approach to solving this problem. it is mainly tax hikes. and his plan does not begin to solve our debt crisis. it actually encreases spending. the president is calling for 1.4 trillion dollars worth of revenue. that can not pass the house or the senate. bill: south dakota senator john thune chairman of the republican senate conference. good morning to you. >> good morning, bill, where are we now? anywhere? >> that is the question of the day. what seems to me to be happening here is that the white house is not real serious about any kind of a plan that has spending reductions in it, particularly that address what really drives federal spending. that is entitlement programs. they seem less and less serious getting a plan that would avert
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